‘Big George Foreman’ Movie Release Date, Trailer & Where To Watch

Big George Foreman

Boxing movies are nothing new but most releases are centred around fictional boxers that have come from a screenwriter’s imagination. This isn’t the case with Big George Foreman which tells the story of the real-life boxing legend of the title and his accomplishments in the ring.

If you’re looking forward to this upcoming release, we have further details for you below.

What is Big George Foreman about?

The official synopsis is as follows:

Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World is based on the remarkable true story of one of the greatest comebacks of all time and the transformational power of second chances. Fueled by an impoverished childhood, Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the boxing ring to the pulpit. But when he sees his community struggling spiritually and financially, Foreman returns to the ring and makes history by reclaiming his title, becoming the oldest and most improbable World Heavyweight Boxing Champion ever.

Will the movie be as successful as Rocky and Raging Bull? All will be revealed when Big George Foreman hits its expected release date.

When will Big George Foreman be released?

Big George Foreman will be released in theatres on April 28th in the US, UK, and Canada. Audiences in the Netherlands will be able to see the movie one day earlier on April 27th.

Who stars in Big George Foreman?

Khris Davis (Judas And The Black Messiah) takes on the lead role of the boxing legend and he will be joined in the cast by Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem) who stars as Foreman’s mentor and trainer, Doc Broadus.

The cast list also includes:

  • Jasmine Matthews as Mary Joan
  • Sullivan Jones as Muhammad Ali
  • John Magaro as Archie Moore
  • Sam Trammell as Rev. Virdell Stokes
  • Sonja Sohn as Nancy Foreman
  • Deion Smith as Roy Foreman

Who is the director of Big George Foreman?

The movie has been directed by George Tillman Jr., who most recently directed episodes of The Crossover which is currently streaming on Disney+. Movie directing credits include Notorious, Faster, and The Hate U Give.

Big George Foreman trailer

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